I’m not a cyclist…not yet. But I am stubborn….always. Just stubborn enough to do what I say I will do, even if it hurts. I am a teacher who loves the outdoors…. Read More
This idea came to me when I was thinking about what I wanted to do to celebrate my 50th birthday. I wanted to do something hard so that I felt challenged. I wanted to do something meaningful that was beyond anything I had ever done before. And if suffering was going to be part of the story, I knew it needed to have a purpose. Otherwise, it would simply be too difficult to wake up and get on the bike over and over again for 50 days. Because I am a teacher, education has always been a priority for me and so many of my little friends in Uganda live in deep poverty and simply do not have the money to pay for school fees. As a result, they feel hopeless to reach their dreams. So, in the early summer of 2019, John and I are committing to ride our bikes on a 50-day trek in Uganda to raise money for 50 Ugandan kids to have school fees for a year. #50for50I mean, hey, why not try to raise $26,000 for little ones to "get schooled." It can't be that hard... right? You can help us change the lives of these children and give them hope. Have a look at their stories and consider donating here. Also, please follow us on Instagram at @getschooleduganda and stay tuned for updates on our website. We would appreciate the likes and shares to help raise awareness of our project. We will be featuring the children's stories and posting new videos, photos and blogs regularly. We would love to have you join us on this adventure and consider donating to the kids by visiting our donation page.